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We believe good policy drives progress. By providing evidence-based policy analysis, we help countries to improve economic, social and environmental outcomes.

Our research provides authoritative data and analysis on trade, investment, finance and technology. And it offers solutions to the major challenges facing developing countries, particularly the poorest and most vulnerable nations.

Beyond tailored analysis and policy recommendations, our research has also generated global standards that govern responsible sovereign lending and borrowing, investment, entrepreneurship, competition and consumer protection and trade rules.

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Flagship reports

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From recovery to resilience: the development dimension
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International tax reforms and sustainable investment
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The least developed countries in the post-COVID world: Learning from 50 years of experience

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Rethinking the Foundations of Export Diversification in Africa – The Catalytic Role of Business and Financial Services
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Challenges faced by seafarers in view of the COVID-19 crisis
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Cross-border data flows and development: For whom the data flow

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Catching technological waves: Innovation with equity
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Escaping from the Commodity Dependence Trap through Technology and Innovation
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The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic